6’9″ Anthony Lee, a forward from Temple has announced his possible intention to transfer to the University of Illinois last week. Lee has received interest from other programs such as Louisville, Indiana, Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, Iowa State, Illinois, Northwestern, Florida State, USC, BYU, Pittsburgh, Providence, St. Johns, and Georgetown among others. Lee is a big name this off-season for schools looking to improve for next season. Lee will be immediately eligible next season.
Numbers Don’t Lie
Anthony averaged 13.6 points per game and 8.6 rebounds per game in 31.1 minutes last season as a redshirt junior for the Owls. As a sophomore Lee averaged 9.8 points per game and 6.8 rebounds in 23.9 minutes per game. As a freshman Lee had a good campaign averaging 5.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. The Temple Owls finished the season 9-22 after a NCAA Tournament run that lasted until the third round last season.
The Next Step
A lot of teams are showing hard interest in Lee but Iowa State gets the first chance as he has scheduled a visit there on April 11th. Lee will weigh all his options and look to make a decision after the National Championship.
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